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Gateshead gas explosion 'horrific'

Three police officers, a paramedic, a gas engineer and an elderly man have been seriously injured in a gas explosion in Gateshead.

Police were called to a flat on Marian Court at about 17:30 BST on Monday.

While officers were inside the property there appeared to have been an explosion, police said.

Keith Thompson was visiting his father who lives in the area when the explosion happened.

  • 21 May 2012
  • From the section UK
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